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1 Abdullah, Achmed. (with) Pakenham, T. Compton. THE HONOURABLE GENTLEMAN AND OTHERS.
NY PUTNAM. 1919 First Edition. Cloth Dust Jacket Included 
Close to fine in gold colored cloth covers, lacking the rare dj. (Only the lightest degree of shelfwear to covers) 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Babcock, Dwight V. THE GORGEOUS GHOUL.
KNOPF. NY 1941 1941 1st Edition Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
First Edition. A near fine copy in a Vg.+ to Nf. dj. (Traces of offsetting to endpapers & pastedowns. Very shallow chipping at spine ends. Spine on dj. is mildly age toned) Black Mask writer's SECOND novel. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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3 Bezzerides, A. I. TOUGH GUY. (Formerly Titled: "Long Haul." )
New York Lion Books 1953 1st Paperbqack edition; 1st. paperback edition Paperback. Very Good with no dust jacket 
First Lion edition, and first printing under this title. A very good copy in pictorial printed wrappers. (Mild spine lean. Light shelf wear to cover & spine) Basis for the film titled "They Drive By Night." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 Bezzerides, A.I. And, Richards, Sylvia. CANNIBALS.
1982 First Edition. 
Unproduced SCRIPT. SIGNED by A.I. Bezzerides on the title page. About fine in red card covers, in bradbound mechanically reproduced sheets. Bezzerides is best known for his novels "Long Haul" and "Thieves' Market." Both made into memorable films.  
Price: 250.00 USD
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5 Biggers, Earl Derr. THE SECOND FLOOR MYSTERY. (Based on the Novel "The Agony Column.")
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1930 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
Photoplay Edition. Near fine in a Vg.+ dj. designed by renowned illustrator Mach Tey. (Head of spine on cloth discolored. Clear tape repairs at edges of spine & front cover. Shallow chipping at spine ends. "The" missing in title. 1 1/2"-inch tear & small chip at base of front cover of dj.) Illustrated with photos from the film starring Loretta Young & Grant Withers in text. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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6 Block, Lawrence. THE SINS OF THE FATHERS.
NY DELL. 1976 First Edition. 
A paperback original. INSCRIBED by Lawrence Block to two different individuals with some sly comments. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. THIRD Matt Scudder. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Bourdain, Anthony. The Bobby Gold Stories. a Novel.
New York Bloomsbury Publishing 2003 1-58234-233-4 / 9781582342337 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. Fine in fine DJ. With red satin marker ribbon. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Bourdain, Anthony. The Bobby Gold Stories. a Novel.
New York Bloombury. 2003 1-58234-233-4 / 9781582342337 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
First American edition. SIGNED by Anthony Bourdain on title page. Fine in a fine DJ. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 165 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 Cain, James M. & MacDonald, Ross. (Contributors) JEALOUS WOMAN.
NY: AVON. 1950 1950 First Edition. 
A trade-size paperback original. Fine in stapled pictorial printed wrappers. Rare this nice. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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10 Cain, Paul. (Text) Faust, Irvin. (Afterword) FAST ONE.
CARBONDALE SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. 1978 First Edition. 
First New Edition (after the original first printing by Doubleday in 1933) Fine in a close to fine priceclipped dj. (Couple of short edge nicks & traces of light shelfwear to dj.) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 Chandler, Raymond. (Letters) MacShane, Frank. (Ed.) SELECTED LETTERS OF RAYMOND CHANDLER.
NY COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS. 1981 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Near fine in plain blue printed wrappers. (Couple page tips creased in text. Hint of mild wear at edges) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12 Christie, Agatha. CROOKED HOUSE.
LONDON COLLINS. 1949 First Edition. 
Very good+ in a Vg.+ dj. (Traces of foxing at edges. Several short tears & touches of shelf wear to edges of dj.) A quite presentable copy. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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13 Deighton, Len. BOMBER.
CAPE. LONDON 1970 1970 First Edition. 
Close to near fine in a Nf. dj. (Edges very mildly shelfsoiled. Top edge somewhat faded. A few short edge tears & a small trace of rubbing on front cover. Spine unfaded!) British spy novelist Derek Marlowe's copy with his bookplate on the front endpaper.  
Price: 150.00 USD
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14 Dunning, John. DENVER.
TIMES BOOKS. NY 1980 1980 First Edition. Soft Cover Very Good Signed by Author(s)
UNCORRECTED PROOF. SIGNED & dated in 1987 by author John Dunning on the half-title page. A very good+ copy in pale yellow printed wrappers. (Rubbing to covers. A few small nicks in covers. Light stain on rear cover. Faint stains on preliminary pages) An uncommon galley. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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15 Dunning, John. TWO O'CLOCK EASTERN WARTIME.
NY SCRIBNER. 2001 First Edition. Soft Cover Fine Signed by Author(s)
ADVANCE READING COPY. SIGNED & dated in December of 2000 by John Dunning in silver ink on the title page. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 Ellroy, James. White Jazz.
New York Knopf 1992 0-679-41449-5 / 9780679414490 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED by James Ellroy with this sentiment- "L. A. Slashout!" on front endpaper. Fine in fine DJ. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 349 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 100.00 USD
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17 Follett, Ken. The Man from St. Petersburg.
New York Morrow 1982 0-688-01150-0 / 9780688011505 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. Fine in a fine DJ. Author's FOURTH book under his own name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 323 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 French, Tana. Faithful Place.
New York Viking 2010 0670021873 / 9780670021871 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Fine in a near fine DJ. (Tiny nick at base of rear panel of DJ. ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE BORROWED BRUNETTE.
MORROW. NY 1946 1946 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in a Vg.+ dj. (Shallow chipping at spine ends. No loss to titles. Interior tape mend. Two one inch tears at seam of spine & rear panel. Spine on dj. somewhat age darkened , but still perfectly readable) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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20 Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE FAN DANCER'S HORSE.
MORROW. NY 1947 1947 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
Close to fine in a Vg.+ or better dj. (Some interior tape mends to dj. Couple of tiny edge chips & spots of rubbing to dj. ) Bright unfaded copy. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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